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The Daily Dispatch: May 12, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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h vigor but without much discretion he almost compassed a victory. Dodge's Bird's Eye View, etc., p. 71. Though but a single Massachusetts regiment (the 2d, Colonel Andrews) was actively engaged, it was a battle most disastrous to the State. Out of twenty-three commissioned officers, only eight escaped unhurt, while one-half the non-commissioned officers and nearly one-third of the enlisted men were killed or wounded. Maj. James Savage, Jr., Capts. Richard Cary and Edward G. Abbott, W. B. Williams and R. C. Goodwin, with Lieut. Stephen G. Perkins, were all killed, See the memoirs of Abbott, Goodwin, Perkins and Savage in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 294, 328, 395; II, 82. and Surgeon Leland was severely wounded; Maj. James Savage, Jr., and Capts. Samuel M. Quincy and Henry S. Russell were made prisoners of war, the first named dying of his wounds. The 2d Mass. Infantry was the first three years regiment raised in the State, and received from its first commander, Col. (a